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Job # 432650 Date posted 04/26/2022

Description

We are recruiting for a Manager, Centralized Coding Services to join our Coding Team.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Manager of Centralized Coding Services is responsible for managing the remote coding employees as well as monitoring processes and personnel. The Manager also acts as a coding resource for facility coding and Clinical Coordination & Documentation Improvement (CCDI) staff as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervises and monitors daily coding functions and processes to ensure compliance with all Federal and State regulations within coding area of department. 
  • Assesses coding accuracy and competency through review and audit results, reporting any discrepancies to the Division Director of Coding Operations.
  • Maintain the facility assignments to decrease pending accounts with timely follow up.
  • Daily review and response to Business Office holds.
  • Prioritizes coding functions to assure records are coded within facility defined number of days from discharge.
  • Collaborates with the CCDI team to maintain and exceed Discharged Not Final Coded (DNFC) goals.
  • Understands Coding Classification Systems.
  • Provides technical support to staff and theDivision Director of Coding Operations
  • Assists in review of post discharge DRG changes.
  • Assists in developing and implementing strategic plans for reducing avoidable DRG changes after discharge as it pertains to coders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Manage the work of employees including: planning, assigning and scheduling. The Manager will also review employees work to ensure quality standards are being achieved.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles of medical record coding.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work in order to meet job demands.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and present information in an organized manner on a routine basis.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all patient and/or employee information to assure patient and/or employee rights are protected.
  • Ability to maintain a good working relationship with peers, superiors and subordinates while working under stressful situations.
  • Ability to manage several projects/tasks simultaneously.
  • Technical understanding of coding operating systems (hardware and software).
  • Communicates effectively and exhibits courteous behavior when dealing with coding department employees, as well as physician and hospital employees served.

Qualifications

Experience:

  • 8+ years of coding experience

Certifications:

  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA),Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), or Certified Procedural Coder (CPC) required.

Depending on candidate’s qualifications we may fill this at a different level.

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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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